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Spanish-American War and Philippine Insurrection: 1898-1902

Spanish-American War and Philippine Insurrection: 1898-1902

by Stephen Walsh

Editorial: Osprey Publishing, Limited
ISBN: 9781846031243
Número de páginas: 48
Formatos: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
Tamaño de archivo: 2 Mb
Fecha de publicación: 2020-10-27
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In 1898 US public opinion turned against the Spanish for their repression of Cuba. Relations between the two governments soured and ultimately resulted in the mysterious blowing up of the USS Maine in Havana harbor, which triggered a short but demanding war. A US expeditionary force was sent to Cuba, where the troops encountered both difficult climate and terrain, and a fierce Spanish garrison which, despite being greatly outnumbered, fought hard before surrendering. Many famous US personalities were involved, including future President Theodore Roosevelt, future general John ...